Hernia Disorders

Giving the best medical care for different types of hernia with the finest specialists and professionals who adopt the latest successful approaches.

Treatment With Skill And Dexterity

A hernia is a bulge or a protrusion that occurs when the affected area’s internal organ pushes through the weak muscles surrounding it. The most common parts of the body prone to hernia are the groin, abdomen, belly button, and upper thigh area. Halsted excels in giving the finest treatment for hernia with the support of experienced doctors and specialists. Our nurses and medical staff have the expertise to render excellent post-operative care for our patients who undergo surgery for Hernia.

Hernia Disorders

Inguinal Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Inguinal Hernia- Occurs Inside Inguinal Canal
An Inguinal Hernia is one of the most common forms of hernia that occurs in the inguinal canal that is located between the groin and the abdomen. Inguinal hernia can occur congenitally at birth or even later on in life due to age, strenuous activity or continuous coughing. This type of hernia occurs more commonly in men but can be surgically treated, especially if it is very painful or if it grows in size.
  • Chronic cough and sneezing
  • Tedious physical activity
  • Weakness in the abdominal wall.
  • Pressure in the abdomen
  • Strain during bowel movements
  • Abdominal strain due to pregnancy
  • Bulge on either side of the pubic bone
  • Burning sensation or pain on the bulge
  • A dragging sensation in the groin
  • Weakness or pressure in the groin
  • Pain or swelling around the testicles
  • Physical checkup.
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan
  • Open hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic repair
Risk factors
  • Chronic cough.
  • Morbid obesity
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • History of appendectomy
  • Abdominal strain
Ventral Hernia- Protrusion Of Abdominal Tissue Or Intestine
A ventral hernia occurs when the abdominal tissue or the intestine protrudes through a weak spot in the abdominal area. Many reasons can cause ventral hernia. Most often, ventral hernias do not heal on their own and require surgery to avoid the affected area from being cut off from blood supply.
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Prolonged abdominal stress.
  • Morbid obesity
  • Frequent coughing
  • Severe vomiting.
  • Strenuous work
  • Lung diseases
  • Frequent constipation
Risk Factors
  • Enlargement of the prostate
  • Abdominal surgeries
  • Family history of hernias
  • Severe nutritional deficiencies
  • Extreme physical exertion
  • Chronic constipation
  • Recurrent pregnancies
  • Smoking
  • Visible bulge in the abdominal area
  • Increased pain during physical strain
  • Severe pain due to loss of blood supply
  • Our specialists do a physical examination to check for a bulge in the groin area
  • Further diagnostic tests such as MRI scan, CT scan, and an Ultrasound scan are done
  • Open hernia repair is a surgical procedure that is done to push the protruding tissue into the abdomen
  • The laparoscopic repair involves several small incisions on the abdomen to rectify the protrusion

Right Treatment At The Right Time

We specialise in treating hernias with medication or with the latest surgical procedures that give you effective cure.
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